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Week in Horizon Scanning: Working in health and care through a revolution in monitoring technology
16 August 2013

When you think about technology in health and care, particular types of stories probably spring to mind: the MRI machine harnessing the laws of physics to improve diagnostics, or the news from MIT this week showcasing a 3D-printed bionic ear that has been built to detect...

Week in Horizon Scanning: Making sense of the Berwick report from the future workforce perspective
08 August 2013

This has been the summer of healthcare reviews : July saw the publication of the Cavendish review of healthcare assistants and the Keogh review into quality of care in 14 hospitals . This week Don Berwick’s review into patient safety was also released. In all of...

Nursing and maternity reports published
12 June 2013

We have published two horizon scanning reports on the future of the nursing and maternity workforces, looking ahead 20 years. The publications are the culmination of a project commissioned by the Department of Health in 2012 to support the development of policy on the...

Updated HUB
30 April 2013

The Horizon Scanning Team and our partners the University of Manchester and Futures Diamond have been working hard to update our the horizon scanning hub over the past few months. We have released a new version of the hub this week and we are excited to continue to work...

New publication
30 April 2013

We have published our third issue of Future workforce matters , which focuses on innovations and technologies in health and social care. Articles include: At the cutting edge: How telehealth works at Airedale NHS Foundation Trust in West Yorkshire and the...